TV ad: "... a real dude ranch"

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sat May 24 20:38:12 UTC 2014

This was news to me, thank you. I thought a dude ranch was a place where cowboys did cowboy things.

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

Learn Ainu!

On May 23, 2014, at 6:30 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at> wrote:

> "A *real* _dude ranch_"?!!! Like "real counterfeit currency"? What would a
> *fake* dude ranch be?
> Where are the horse operas when you need them?

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